The 2012 Dragon*Con parade begins – Dragon*Con held its annual parade Saturday, September 1, in Atlanta. Starting at 10 a.m., nearly every character known to nerdkind marched down Peachtree Street as crowds looked on, packing sidewalks on both sides of the street for more than a mile.
Dragon*Con doc – Doc, is this 2012 or just Dragon*Con?
Wonder Woman in cardboard – Cardboard box Wonder Woman really packs a punch!
Cthulhu faces the crowd – Cthulhu puts his best professional face forward during the parade.
The Incredibles at Dragon*Con – The Incredibles join the Disney track in the Dragon*Con parade.
Lou Ferrigno ... don't make him angry – Frequent Dragon*Con visitor, Lou Ferrigno, brings the gun show to the parade. Eat your heart out, Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Don't look away, 'Doctor Who' fans – "Doctor Who" fans watching the parade made sure not to turn away when the Weeping Angels walked by.
Slimer ain't 'fraid of no ghosts – Dragon*Con parade walkers ain't 'fraid of no ghosts. Especially not Slimer.
'Thriller' in Atlanta – Dragon*Con brings Atlanta a little bit of "Thriller" on a Saturday morning.
Dancing with the sword – A sword dancer wows the crowds at the Dragon*Con parade.
Dragon*Con presents Stan Lee – Famed comic book creator Stan Lee (flanked by "Avengers Assemble" creators Chris and Miracole Burns) was the grand marshal of the 2012 Dragon*Con parade.
Batman – Looks like Batman's shark repellant has worn off.
Elven archers – Elven archers bring "Lord of the Rings" to life.
Star Trek – "Star Trek" enthusiasts show their love for all iterations of the show.
Netherworld – A gigantic monster led the Netherworld parade float. Netherworld is Atlanta's most successful Halloween attraction.
Steampunks – Steampunks roll down Peachtree Street during the Dragon*Con parade.
Anime characters – Vash the Stampede and friends represent anime fans at Dragon*Con.
Speed Racer – Go Speed Racer, go!
A. Zombie president? – This year, a zombie, in fact," A. Zombie," is launching a presidential campaign at Dragon*Con.
Chemical elements – The elements of the Periodic Table are a perennial hit with science fans at Dragon*Con.
501st – Members of the 501st represent Stormtrooper culture at the Dragon*Con parade.
Puss in Boots – A magnificent Puss in Boots takes part in the Disney track section of the Dragon*Con parade.